I. (Isaac) Slater.

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The harbour has been much injured by the accumula- j tained, in 1831. 3,624 inhabitants, and in 1841, 3,504.
tion of sand, and its shifting rendered it somewhat Holkham is a parish in the .same liundred as Wells
difficult of access; and when a north or nortli-east I — the village a pleasant one, is situated on the coast
wind blows violently the safety of vessels at its mouth | about 2 miles w. of Wells. It was fornnrly a sea-
is greatly endangered. Within the last few yeais, ' port of some eminence, and in the reign of Edward
however, the harbour commissioners have effected II. furnislied conjointly with Burnham Deepdale,
considerable improvetnents, and a new stone quay has I one vessel to assist in transpoi ting troops from Ireland
been erected two hundred and tiiirty yards in length, | to Scotland. 'J'he church dedicated to S^int Withi-
and a new voaA opened communicating will) it. The j burge, is situated on elevHted land, to the north of
trade of the port is of .some importance in the expor- the town, and its tower, which is massive, quadrang-
tation of grain and malt, and importation of coal, tiles niar and embattled, .-eives as a land mark : the Eat 1 of
and deals : many of the inhabitants are empl(»yed in j Leicester is patron of the livine ; the Rev. Al xander
the fishery, and tlie ovsters taken from the beds here j Napier is the present incumbent. There are several
are of an excellent quality. The parish of Wells com- jalm.shou.ses, schools, and other charities, by which
prises four manors, three of which behmg to the Earl i the poor of the parish are benefitted, supported by the
of Leicester, the other to Sir Robert John Harvey, | niunicence of the nobleman befoie mentioned — his
Bait., as lessee of the Bisliop of Norv\ich. The [ princely seat, Holkham Hall is here: in the parka
stevvaid of the Earl holds courts leet and baron an- monument has been erected bv subscription in honour
nually, and the magistrates of the hundred assemble of the late (and first) Earl of Leicester, one hnudred
hei e in petty session once a fortnight. and forty feet in height. The population of the parish

The parish chuicli of Saint Nicholas is rather a hand- in 1831, was 7.92, and in 1841, 731.

POST OFFICE, High-street, Wells, John Southgate, Poit Master.— LeUeis from London, Nor-
wich and Yarmouth, also from Lynn-Regis and the North, &c., arrive every morning at half-past eight,
and are de> patched at five in the afternoon.

Letters ariive from, and are despatched to Holkham daily; and from Warham, Stiffkey and Binham,
every afternoon at a quaiter before four, and are despatched at nine in the morning.



NOBILITY, GENTRY, AND
CLERGY.

Burley Mrs. Hannah, Butlands
Carver Jonathan Rev. Butlands
Cassidy Mrs. Mary, Staith st
Fryer Alt. John \i.. Mill Une [ner
Harman Mr. William, 'I'inkers cor-
Herrinu Rev. Henry, Butlands
Houghton A.'rs. Ann, Church st
Leeiler Mr. Robeit, Fieeman st
Leicester the Right Honbie. Earl of,

Holkham Hall
Martin Rev. Sieplien, Butlands
Moore Mrs. Jemima, West end
Napier Rev. Alexander, Holkham
Race Mrs. Hairiet, Butlands
Rayner Mis. Julia, Mill lane
Reed James T., Esq., Marsh House
Rump Miss Elizabetli, Standard road
Rump Mr. Robert. Butlands
Shaw Mrs, Mary, High st
Simpson Mrs. Mary Ann, High st



iSouthnate Mrs. Hannah, High st
I Spooner Mrs. Martha, Butlands
Walker Mrs. Elizaheth, Git be yard
Wriahl Mrs. Charles T . High st

ACADEMIES AND SCHOOLS.

Alcock Phoebe, Standard yard
Earl of Leicester's School,
New road — William Gamble, mas-
ter; iMary Ann Gamble, mistress;
Maria Gamble, mistress of In-
fants' School
Free School, Hoik ham— Jonathan
Buck, master ; Elizabeth Buck,
mistiess [mers hill

Garwood Rose, (boarding), Plum-
Hook Seppings, Staith st
Infants' ScHOOL,Holkham — Sarah

Crossley, mistress
Judd Harriet, Tinker's corner
Munson Elizabeih, Newgate lane
Oliver Sampson, Standard yard
Silvers Tolver, High st



AGENTS.
{See also Fire, i^-c. Office Agents)
Baker William (to the Earl of Lei-
cester), Holkham
Houghton Edward (land), High st
Parker Robinson (to Lloyds'), Quay
Race William (to the Trinity House),
Butlands [Quay

Sandling Thomas D. (ale & porter).
Tin Key George (to Eyre & Che.sier),
Quay [maltsters), Qoav

Wells Robert (to R. & R. Bieretou,

ATTORNEYS.

Garwood Thomas, Butlands
Loynes RobeitT., Butlands
BAKERS «c FLOUR DEALERS.
Baker Robert, High st
Bambiidge James, High st
Bouch William, Freeman 8t
Brown George, High st
Emerson Russell, Holkham

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BAKERS/ &c. — Continued.
Hill Robert, Staith st
Land Robert, Staith st
Mani) Francis, East end
RIatsell Tliomas, Staith st
IVIiller William Henry, Freeman St
News'in InUuc, Quay
NiflmlN Benjamin, Standard road
Nichols Geoige, Higli st
Skeit James, Chutcli st
Waliier Thomas, Freeman st
BASKET MAKERS.
Caufor Robert, High st
Small VVilliani, Freeman st

BLACKSMITHS.
Cadamy Henry, Church st
Farrow James, Church st
Garratt William, Newgate lane
Kaiidall William, Burnt st
Smiili I^aac, East end
M'hisson William, Mill lane
Woods Joiin, Glebe yard
BOOKSELLERS, STATIONERS
AND PRINTERS.

Fryer Thomas & Henry, Staith st
Howard Thomas, Builinds
Neville Henry, High st

BOOT AND SHOE MAKERS.

Anderson Josiah, Staith st
Bullock Benjamin, East end
Caselton Joseph, Staith st
Elliott Edward F., High st
Gregory George, High st
Lake Henry, Freeman st
Leggett Thomas, Siaith st
Matthews William, Quay
Medwell William, Freeman st
Powditch Samuel. Staith st
Smith Thomas, Quay
Tinker Robert, High st
Warner William, GKbe yard
BRICKLAYERS&PLASTERERS
Hagon George, Holkham
Holmes James, Tinker's corner
Flatten Tliomas, Lugger yard

BUTCHERS.

Hamond William L., Newgate lane
Howard John, Quay
Jarrett Samuel, Staith st
Leeder itoberi B., Quay
Metcalf Rol-eit, top of High st
Ramm James. High st
Richardson Willian), Freeman st
Spiiiks William, Builands
Tenn James, Freeman st
Virtigans Jacob, Kreeman st

CABINETI& CHAIR MAKERS.

Belts George & Benjamin, Butlands
Boucli William, Freeiwan st
Leeder Thomas, Quay
l.,eslie John, Church st
Plowman George, High st

CHEMISTS AND DRUGGISTS.

Leslie John, Church st
Shenstone James, Staith .st
Taylor William, Freeman st

CHINA, GLASS, Ser. DEALERS.

Biinn Thomas, Fieiman st
Ward Robert, Stai'h st

COAL MERCHANTS.

{See also Corn and Coal Mcrcfuints.)

Cook William, Quay

Cut son Joliii, Quay

Gabs Joshua, Quay

Leeder Robert, Quay

Lord Richard, Quay

Parker Rf)iiinson, Quay

Sandling 'I'honias, Quay

Smith John, Quay

Southgate Francis, Quay

Temple Maria (dealer), Glebe yard

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CONFECTIONERS.

Dixon John, Staith st
HoUiday Francis, High st
Matsell Thomas, Staith st

COOPERS.

Massingham John, Staith st
Walker William, Glebe yard
Whitaker Robert, High st

CORN & COAL MERCHANTS.

{See also Coal Merchants.)
Breret.n R. & R. Quay
Chapman Jatiies, Quay
Crofts Henry, Quay
Eyre & Chester, Quay
Haycock Joseph, Quay

FIRE, etc. OFFICE AGENTS.
Crown (life),JamesYoung,Burnt st
General, Thomas & Henry Fryei,

Staith st
General (hail-storm), Francis

Loose, Butlands
Guardian, Robert Ward, Staith st
MerchantSeamens'Fund, Joshua

Gales, secretaiy. Quay
Norwich Union, Henry Neville,

High street
Phoenix (fire) , and Pelican (life) ,

Fraiicis Loose, Butlands
Sun, William B. Tyzack, High st

GROCERS AND DRAPERS.
(See also Shopkeepers.)
Coker William, Quay
Elgar William (& tallow chandler),

Staith street [Staith st

Fryer Thomas & Henry (grocers),
GalesJoshua(&ship chandler) ,Quay
Massey William, Church st
Ringer WiMiam Smith (grocer and

tallow chandler). Freeman st
Tyrell & Gibbs, High st

GUNSMITHS.
Hall Robert, High st
Orford George, Staith st

HAIR DRESSERS.

Howard Albert, Quay

Lynn William, Staith st

Tyzack James, Quay

Tyzack James (to Her Majesty and

Prince Albert), High st
Walker William, Freeman st

INNS.

[See also Taverns &^ Public Houses.)
Crown, Samuel Ellis, Butlands
Holkham New Inn, Joseph Bonlter,
Holkham [road

Railway Hotel, John Smith, New
Victoria, Maria Lack, Holkham

IRONMONGERS.

Bouch William, Freeman st
Mann Richard, & Co, Higli st
Tyzack James, High st

JOINERS AND BUILDERS.

Hin.son Horatio, Burnt st

l.,eeder Thos.(& brick maker), Quay

Sparks Peter, Church st

MACHINE MAKERS-
AGRICULTURAL.

Brett Robt. f&millwright), Butlands
Woods John (and ironfoundcr).
Glebe yard

MALTSTERS.

Brcretoii R. & R. Quay
Cha|)inan James, Quay
Eyre & Chester, Quay
Rust Martha, Quay

MILLERS.

Brown William, East Mill
Emerson Rus.-ell, ftFill lane
West George Gallow road



MILLINERS et DRESSMAKERS

Howard Hannah, Butlands

Loose Mary, Butlands [High St

Savage Frances (& straw bonnet),

PAINTERS, PLUMBERS AND
GLAZIERS.

Loose Joliii, Holkham
Plattin Robert, High st
Plowman George G. High st

ROPE fie TWINE MAKERS.
Baker Wm. & John, Butlands
P'ia.xman Thomas, Wai ham road
Outlaw Charles, Warham road
Storey Joshua, Plummer's hill
Tiiurgar William, Church st

SADDLERS,

Bell Benjamin, Staith st
Evans George, Staith st

SHIP fie BOAT BUILDERS.
Soutlmate Joseph S. East End
Tyrrel! Henry Thomas, East End

SHOPKEEPERSficDEALERS IN
GROCERIES fie SUNDRIES.

Andei son Josiah, Staith .st
Chadd Robert, Freeman st
Harman Sarah Ann, Freeman st
Johnson Joshua, Kreeman st
Metcalf Robert, East End
Palmer Mar_\, East End
Ramm James, High st
Readcock Ann, High st
Sowter Rebecca, Kreeman st
Speeks James, Quay [ger laire

Twoo Pleasei:ce Beddingfield, Dug-
Yonng William, Holkham

SURGEONS.

Rump Hugh, Standard road
Young James, Burnt st

TAILORS.

Coker William (& draper). Quay
Groom Robert, High st
Hamaway John, Staith st
Leggett Newton (and draper), Quay
Leggett William, Butlauds
Skeet Robert, High st

TAVERNS fie PUBLIC HOUSES,

Bowling Green, James Newson, Church st
Crown and Anchor, George Rix, Siaith st
Dogger Tavern, .John Rix, Freeman st
Fleece, Thomas Hayhow, Quay
Globe, Thomas Priest, Rutlands
Green Drat'on, Henry Fox, High st
Holkham Arms, William Ford, West end
Jolly Sailor, Jonathan Shreeve, East eniJ
King's Arms,Wm. Richardson, Freeman it
Lord Nelson, Robert Matthews, Quay
New Inn, Thomas Hayhow, .Staith st
Oslrirh, John Porter, Burnt st
Queen's Head, John Lake, East end
Red Lion, Ann Powditch, Redlionyard
Royal Exchange, Wm. Ellis, Freeman st
Royal Standard, Henry Crawford, Quay
Sailors' H orae, Ed w.Wickham, Freeman »t
i^liip, John Curaon, Quay
Sun, Robert Leeder. jnn Quay
Three Tuns, Richard Carraway, Quay
Wheatslicaf, Benjnrain Brown, Freeman si
William IV., William S. Bone, High it

Retailers of Beer

Bricheno Henry, Tinker's corner
Fox Henry. East end
Frost I honias, Church st
Garratt Sarah, Freeman st
(ialh Thomas, High st
Loose Francis, F'reeman st
Readcock Ann, High st
.Spooner Joseph, Freeman st

WATCH fie CLOCK MAKERS,

Curson Mathew, Staith st
Russell William, High st

WTHITESMITHS.

Ransome William, Dogcer lane
Whisson William, Mill lane
Woods John, Glebe yard



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VriNE «c SPIRIT MERCHANTS.

Neville Henry, High st

Rust Martha (and brewer), Quay

Soutligate Francis, Uutlauds

Miscellaneous

Baker Joseph, glover, High st
Belts Martha, straw bonnet mkr. Staith si
Bunn Thomas, timber dealer, Freeman at
Cadamy Henry, lime burner, Wareham rd
Cawston Thos.tin-plate worker, Glebe yd

Custom hoose Office, the Quay

Charles VV. Claxton, principal officer;
John Brown, tide waiter ; John Parker,
harbour master
Gas Works, Mill lar»e— James Howard,

superintendent
Houghton Edward, auctioneer and land

surveyor, High street
Inland Revenue Office, Butlands —

John Summer, officer
Leech Renjamin, currier, Staith st
Mitchell Koberl, cutler, Church st
Parker John, harbour master. Quay
Plo-wman Thomas, furniture broker and
seive maker, Hieh street [tributer

STAMP Of*1€F — Robert Ward, sub-dis-



Tyzack Charles, patten and clog maker.

High st [Highst

Tyzack James, jeweller and toy dealer,

Wemms Matthew, tobacco-pipe inaker

Church street ,

Whnrf Martha, furrier and batter, High st

Williamson Honor,clothesdealr,Mill lane

Young James, registrar of births and

deaths, Burnt street



COACH-

To FAKENHAM, a Coach, from the

Crown, every morning (Sun. excepted),

at nine

RAIL-WAY.
The nearest Station is at FAKENBaM, 10

miles s. from Wells
There is a Coach to Fakenham, daily, as

above stated

CARRIERS

To BARNEY, William Riches, from the

Royal Standaid, Wednesday
To BINHAM, John Bullen.frora the

Fleece, Monday, Wednesday & Saturday



To BRANCASTER, Thoma« Rix, from

the Three Tuns, Saturday

To BURNHAM,John Howard, fiom the
Sun, Saturday

To FAKF.NHAW, William Raven.Tues-
day, Thursday and Saturday

To HOLT,Janii'S Karara, from theThrce
Tuns, Weilnesiiay

To LYNN, Thomas Rhodes, from the
Royal .standard, and I'eter Cock, Mon-
day and Thursday

To NORWICH, Joseph Coe, from the
Jolly Sailor, Monday and Thursday,
James Slearman, from Freeman street,
Tuesday; William Riches, from the
Royal Standard, Wednesday, & Richard
Belsham, Thuisday

CONVEYANCE BYWATER.

To LONDON, two regular Traders,
monthly— Thomas Powditcli & Jame»
Chapman, arjents

To HCLL, Vessels twice a month— Thos.
D. Sandling, agent

To NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE,
NORTH and SOU'IH SHIELDS,
SUNDERLAND & HARTLEPOOL,
a Vessfl at irregular periods



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WYMONDHAM and NEIGHBOURHOOD,



YMONDHAM is a parisli, in the Imndred of
Forelioe — tire inaiket town is 100 miles n.e. byN.
fiotii London, 12 s.s.e. from East Dereham, 2G s. s. E.
from Kakenham, 20 n.e. from Thetford, and y w.s.w.
from Norwi



Online LibraryI. (Isaac) SlaterSlater's royal national and commercial directory and topography of the counties of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, and Suffolk : comprising classi → online text (page 83 of 131)